scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Success of a high adventure trip
Tue Feb 29 2000 - 13:01:51 CST
> From: jhs8@OKSTATE.EDU
> Subject: Success of a high adventure trip
> The talk about scouts dropping out after a poor experience at Philmont
> reminded me to check on the scouts who participated in our NT expedition
> in 1996.
> Of eight youth, seven are now Eagle.
I clipped other comments about 'staying involved' and five of the seven
active as ASMs. Don't want to be 'flagged' for over-quoting.
> Guess we had a good trip!
I really don't see how the success of the boys after the expedition
can be attributed to that activity. Certainly it may have had some impact
on future results. But it seems to me the trip should stand by itself at
time as to whether it was a 'success' or not.
If seven of eight had NOT made Eagle rank would the trip had been a
Pack # 40 // Troop #42
Des Moines, Iowa